The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 26.21% 20.18% 13.71%
As % of the Vendors category 54.29% 31.88% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 24
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 138 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 48.28% 63.30% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 59 122 68
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 49 (66.22%) MS Excel
2 43 (58.11%) C#
2 43 (58.11%) .NET
3 41 (55.41%) SQL Server
4 36 (48.65%) Project Management
5 34 (45.95%) HTML
6 33 (44.59%) JavaScript
7 29 (39.19%) jQuery
8 28 (37.84%) MySQL
9 26 (35.14%) Relational Database
10 24 (32.43%) Oracle
10 24 (32.43%) VB.NET
11 22 (29.73%) CSS
11 22 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (29.73%) User Experience
12 17 (22.97%) Windows
13 11 (14.86%) Linux
13 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
13 11 (14.86%) VMware
13 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
14 9 (12.16%) Law
14 9 (12.16%) Legal
14 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
15 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.81%) TDD
16 7 (9.46%) MS Office
16 7 (9.46%) Degree
16 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (9.46%) Mentoring

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) JBoss
2 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 49 (66.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Office
3 5 (6.76%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) DNS
2 4 (5.41%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) PBX
2 4 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (2.70%) Skype
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (55.41%) SQL Server
2 28 (37.84%) MySQL
3 26 (35.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.05%) DTS
4 3 (4.05%) EDRMS
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.35%) Mockito
4 1 (1.35%) JUnit
4 1 (1.35%) jMock
General
1 9 (12.16%) Law
1 9 (12.16%) Legal
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Games
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) French Language
5 1 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Developer
2 28 (37.84%) Web Developer
2 28 (37.84%) .NET Developer
2 28 (37.84%) .NET Web Developer
3 22 (29.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (29.73%) C# Web Developer
3 22 (29.73%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Graduate
6 7 (9.46%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Programmer
6 7 (9.46%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (9.46%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (9.46%) Software Programmer
6 7 (9.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Graduate Programmer
6 7 (9.46%) Software Applications Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Graduate Software Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (58.11%) .NET
2 34 (45.95%) HTML
3 29 (39.19%) jQuery
4 22 (29.73%) CSS
5 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.41%) WPF
7 3 (4.05%) Silverlight
8 2 (2.70%) ODBC
9 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.35%) Spring
9 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.35%) Velocity
9 1 (1.35%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.35%) J2EE
9 1 (1.35%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.35%) Struts
9 1 (1.35%) XML
9 1 (1.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) User Experience
2 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.76%) Digital Media
4 5 (6.76%) Cybercrime
5 4 (5.41%) Clustering
5 4 (5.41%) Physics
6 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.70%) Statistics
7 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.35%) Wiki
8 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Android
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Project Management
2 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.81%) TDD
3 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.11%) Web Development
5 5 (6.76%) Computer Forensics
5 5 (6.76%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (6.76%) E-Discovery
6 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.41%) Practice Management
6 4 (5.41%) OO
7 3 (4.05%) SSADM
7 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.05%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) Migration
7 3 (4.05%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.05%) Time Management
7 3 (4.05%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) C#
2 33 (44.59%) JavaScript
3 24 (32.43%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.11%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) MATLAB
6 4 (5.41%) XAML
6 4 (5.41%) C
6 4 (5.41%) C++
6 4 (5.41%) Java
7 3 (4.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.46%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MCP
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
3 1 (1.35%) MCSA
3 1 (1.35%) CCNP
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) WSUS
2 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 3 (4.05%) Puppet
4 2 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) VMware
3 5 (6.76%) Apple
3 5 (6.76%) Symbian
3 5 (6.76%) i2
3 5 (6.76%) IBM
4 4 (5.41%) NetApp
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 4 (5.41%) LexisNexis
5 3 (4.05%) webMethods
6 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.35%) Sage
7 1 (1.35%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.35%) Novell
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Dell
7 1 (1.35%) EMC
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